Month: February 2019

Parking Ban Update for Saturday, February 23, 2019, 8:30 a.m.

Twenty crews began applying liquid deicer and granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, bus and school routes at 12 a.m., and remain on patrol.  Plowing operations are at the ready.  The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Beginning at 10 a.m., parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Streets are wet with normal driving conditions.  StarTran buses are running and are currently operating on time.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until noon today and a Blizzard Warning from noon until 3 a.m. Sunday.  Mixed precipitation through this morning, then blizzard conditions expected this afternoon into tonight.  Snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, a light glaze of ice and winds gusts of 35 to 50 mph are possible.

Drivers should be alert for slick spots and areas of black ice, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks, slow down and increase following and stopping distance.  If you must travel today, drivers should use caution and be prepared for whiteout conditions making visibility and travel extremely dangerous.  Be sure to give City crews plenty of room to do their job.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov  If you have questions, you may call the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Parking Ban Update for Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until noon Saturday and a Blizzard Warning from noon Saturday until 3 a.m. Sunday.  Freezing rain, icing, high winds and snow accumulation of up to 9 inches are possible.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  If you have questions, you may call the Public Works Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 5:15 p.m.

The Mayor has lifted the snow emergency parking ban for the City.  Where allowed, parking is now available on major streets.  Residential street parking bans are not in effect.  Crews have completed arterial plowing operations.  Based on measurement data gathered across the City, snowfall during the February 19 to 20 weather event did not meet the 4-inch threshold to warrant plowing residential streets.  A favorable weather forecast over the next two days should accelerate snow melt.

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, five units will monitor arterial street conditions in the City’s four quadrants, spreading granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed.  Additional units are standing by.  Arterial, bus, and school routes range from wet to normal driving conditions.

Be alert for slick spots and black ice during the morning commute, especially on untreated streets and sidewalks.  Slow down and allow extra travel time and stopping distance.  Requests for service may be submitted by calling the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644, or through UPLNK at lincoln.ne.gov or by downloading the free application for iOS or Android.  The UPLNK platform may be used for a variety of non-emergency requests, including snow.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  If you have questions, you may call the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12 p.m.

More than 85 crews continue plowing and spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine on arterial streets, school and bus routes.  Arterial street conditions range from wet to partially snow-covered.  A determination regarding plowing of residential streets will be made in the next several hours.

 

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets to deliver the most efficient snow plowing operation.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  Residential parking bans are not in effect.

  

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  If you have questions, you may call the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 4:20 a.m.

More than 75 crews continue plowing and spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine on arterial streets as needed.  Arterial streets are partially to completely snow-covered.  The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets to deliver the most efficient snow plowing operation.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov. Residential parking bans are not in effect.

The National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 a.m. today.  Snow accumulation of up to 5 inches is possible.

Drivers are advised to be alert for slick spots and black ice.  Drivers should slow down and allow extra travel time and stopping distance.  Be sure to give City crews plenty of room to do their jobs.

Requests for additional attention on specific streets or intersections may be easily submitted through UPLNK, the City’s phone app to report non-emergency issues.  Download the free app at lincoln.ne.gov or in the iOS or Android stores.  The requests will be handled based on priority and availability of resources.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  If you have questions, you may call the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Snow Removal/Parking Ban Update for Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

More than 60 crews will continue plowing and spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine on arterial streets overnight as needed.  Arterial streets are partially to completely snow-covered.  The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln.  Parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets to deliver the most efficient snow plowing operation.  For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

The National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday.  Snow accumulation of up to 8 inches is possible.

Drivers are advised to be alert for slick spots and black ice.  Heavy snowfall overnight is expected to limit visibility.  Drivers should slow down and allow extra travel time and stopping distance.  Be sure to give City crews plenty of room to do their jobs.

Requests for additional attention on specific streets or intersections may be easily submitted through UPLNK, the City’s phone app to report non-emergency issues.  Download the free app at lincoln.ne.gov or in the iOS or Android stores.  The requests will be handled based on priority and availability of resources.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  If you have questions, you may call the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.

Parking Ban Update for Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln. Beginning at 8 p.m., parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets to deliver the most efficient snow plowing operation. For a map of these routes, visit snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

 

The National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday. Snow accumulation of up to 8 inches is possible.

About 20 crews are now patrolling City streets spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine as needed. Plowing operations are expected to begin about 9 p.m.

Drivers are advised to be alert for slick spots and black ice. Heavy snowfall overnight is expected to limit visibility. Drivers should slow down and allow extra travel time and stopping distance. Be sure to give City crews plenty of room to do their jobs.

Requests for additional attention on specific streets or intersections may be easily submitted through UPLNK, the City’s phone app to report non-emergency issues. Download the free app at lincoln.ne.gov or in the iOS or Android stores.  The requests will be handled based on priority and availability of resources.

Please stay informed on the status of snow operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.  If you have questions, you may call the Transportation and Utilities Snow Center at 402-441-7644.